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Motherhood

What the mother of young children really wants for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s day right around the corner I wanted to give you a little suggestion on some things your lady wants but if you’re looking for some adorable Valentine’s Day printables or some sweet Valentine’s Day snacks, I’ve definitely got you covered! Hey you! I’m assuming that you were sent here by your baby’s mama, […]

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Encouragement health

Life & Business Manifesto – the BS I will not be putting up with in this decade.

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a sentimental, deep post about anything important. Truth be told, it’s easier to write basic posts that I know will do well either on Pinterest or on Google. I wouldn’t say I’m spilling the tea but I am making a manifesto of the things, relationships I will […]

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Encouragement Motherhood

15 Positive Affirmations for Working Moms

Working moms are bosses but that doesn’t mean that mom guilt isn’t real. The amount of multi-tasking and juggling that a working mom does all day, every day would make most want to rip their hair out and sometimes we forget why we were even worth it in the first place. Maybe some of you […]

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Encouragement Podcast

Me Before Mom – I have a podcast!!!

Last November I introduced you to my baby, my book Me Before Mom: Putting Your Oxygen Mask on First which is available on Amazon. Well, to go along with the book (also available on Kindle) I’ve teamed up with Matriarch Digital Media to record a podcast, Me Before Mom. We are a participant in the Amazon […]

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Motherhood

How to plan a moms’ weekend. (Quarterdeck Resort Review)

Sometimes all you need to recharge your mom battery is a few days away from the chaos of home. Extra battery power added to your pack when you get away with your mom friends. Recently a group of my closest mom friends and I ventured up north to Nisswa, MN for a two night stay […]

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Motherhood

Introducing my labor of love, Me Before Mom: Putting Your Oxygen Mask on First

For the past year I’ve been working away at fulfilling a lifelong dream: I wrote a book. It all started with a goal to be found by a publisher and then turned into this empowering project of independence. I’ve learned so much about the publishing world and myself since I started writing Me Before Mom in […]

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Motherhood

Gift of Presence

The holiday shopping season is in FULL swing. If you’re like me there’s seemingly no escape from the commercialism of the holidays. Despite feeling a bit jaded by all the hubbub, there is something magical about giving a loved one the perfect present. Best toy lists, reviews of the hottest gadgets, and the like may […]

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Motherhood

What Does Science Say About Babywearing?

Happy International Babywearing Week! If this catches you off guard, don’t worry. Wearing our babies is simply not as popular as it once was. The decline of this ancient practice had been seen most westernized countries, where mothers became more likely to embrace a stroller than a fabric wrap. Just so you know, there are […]

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Motherhood

To the Exclusively Pumping Mama: A Standing Ovation

I have to write this out, say it out loud and applaud a few special moms living day in and day out the way we all do. Only, they do it differently than I ever did. How? Why am I feeling like giving every single one of these mothers a standing ovation? Two words: Exclusive […]

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Words of Encouragement

Words of Encouragement: What is the motivation behind your desires?

Sometimes I’m inspired to write something but I don’t have a computer with me nor do I feel like writing an entire blog post. Still, it’s like I have to get this thought out of my mind and onto “paper” because it escapes. I’ve been posting these random messages of truth and encouragement on my […]